Harry Leonard (1884-1917)

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Harry Leonard

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

LEONARD, HARRY. Private. No 38358. 16th (Bradford Pals) Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment. Born Leeds Road, (bottom of Thomas Street, Huddersfield), 9.4.1884. Son of the late William and Elizabeth Leonard, 13 Great Northern Street, Huddersfield. Educated Huddersfield Parish Church Schools. Employed in the finishing department of Messrs T. and H. Blamires Limited, Leeds Road, Huddersfield. Single. Enlisted 25.10.1916. Reported missing, presumed killed, at Oppy Wood during the Battle of Arras on 3.5.1917, aged 30 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated ARRAS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Great Northern Street Congregational Chapel; St. Andrew's Church, Leeds Road, Huddersfield.

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